Wondering what types of rabbits I have?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Countrymanfowl, Aug 1, 2012.

  1. Countrymanfowl

    Countrymanfowl Songster

    Apr 28, 2012
    Brockville, On
    I recenty got four rabbits and have no idea what breed they are. They are quite possibly mixes. It was 12 at night and I was picking up some kennels I had bought at an auction just a few hours before. A person came in to pick up some rabbits they bought, but only wanted two rabbits. (there were 6 to start with) They were going to leave them there so I ended up taking them home. Their not adults and still just babes. I have owned rabbits before so I know what i'm doing, care wise. If you could shed some light on the breed or cross they are, that would be great!

    I only have pics of the one but they all look like him. One is a little lighter but all from the same litter. Here they are:



  2. Marty1876

    Marty1876 Hi Everyone!

    number one looks like a lop in the top two, but the bottem one made me think silver rex. Size wise, I'd still say lop.

    Looks like Lops too me. I'd definately google rabbit pics, and when you find one with the same basic ears and etc, see what it is. Good luck!
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2012
  3. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

    Nov 27, 2009
    Wilmington, NC
    That;s a pretty big baby. My first impression from the first picture was at least part Flemish Giant, though the head/ears in the last picture don't really look big enough for a Flemish. The color looks like a dilute chinchilla color, sometimes called Squirrel. You can get that color in Flemish, so it fits with my first impression. There are several breeds that have commercial type that could result in a rabbit that looked like that when crossed. Clearly, your rabbit has a normal coat, not a Rex coat, so it isn't a Rex (at least, not entirely). The ears go up, not down, so it can't be any kind of lop, either.

    These are Flemish:
  4. inthesticks

    inthesticks Chirping

    Jul 24, 2012
    I agree with Bunnylady

    Once they are bigger you may have a better shot @ it all looking toward the larger breeds.
  5. Ally Rose

    Ally Rose Songster

    May 7, 2012
    Thats what i think!

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